Luxembourg Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Opinion: The Juncker experimentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2014 | Deutsche Welle

    ... to the European Parliament, never had his name on a ballot in this election - not even in his home country of Luxembourg. Many heads of state and government were not happy about having their hand forced - but they gave in, in the end, to avoid a ...


  2. Juncker jeered over euro as he urges hug...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2014 | Korea Herald

    ... he argued that the euro was a blessing for Europe and called for more spending to spark growth. Juncker, a former Luxembourg premier and veteran EU insider, was speaking shortly before European Parliament vote that confirmed him as the leader of the ...


  3. Factbox: Names in the frame for top EU jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2014 | The Baltimore Sun

    European Union leaders meet on Wednesday to discuss candidates for several top jobs in the 28-member union after the election of former Luxembourg Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker as president of the executive European Commission.


  4. Czech press survey - July 16Read the original story

    Jul 15, 2014 | Czech Happenings

    ... May European elections as a result of a bad mood of voters in Europe, Pesek writes. The choice of Juncker, former Luxembourg prime minister and protector of the euro, is meant as a solution to the latter problem at least, Pesek says. The only thing ...


  5. Juncker heckled by Eurosceptics after being sworn inRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2014 | ITV

    ... Ukip leader Nigel Farage, a staunch opponent of the appointment, of "secretly" voting for the former leader of Luxembourg. Mr Juncker addressed him (in French): "I'm led to believe that your Parliament will vote by a secret ballot. And I understand ...


  6. 'Mr. Euro' goes to BrusselsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2014 | Deutsche Welle

    After his European People's Party's election win, Luxembourg's Jean-Claude Juncker will be the European Commission's new president.


  7. Juncker Wins Broad Support in European ParliamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    A broad majority of pro-European Union lawmakers Tuesday elected former Luxembourg Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker to head the bloc's executive arm for the next five years, after he made a series of pledges that included a five-year freeze on admitting any new countries and "guaranteed minimum incomes" across the EU.


  8. The real Jean-Claude JunckerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2014 | BBC News

    ... him" and that his name had "appeared on no ballot paper". Shortly afterwards Marine Le Pen was telling the former Luxembourg prime minister, "You weren't elected by the people... we'll fight you and your institutions." But this was political ...


  9. EU chief executive Jean-Claude Juncker: 5 things to knowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2014 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... 1995. He served in that position until 2013. That year, Juncker resigned amid an intelligence scandal concerning Luxembourg's former spy chief who had secretly recorded meetings using a James Bond-like wristwatch. Juncker denied wrongdoing in the ...


  10. EU Parliament to endorse Juncker for powerful jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2014 | The China Post

    Luxembourg's former conservative premier Jean-Claude Juncker won the endorsement Tuesday of the European Parliament to become president of the powerful European Commission for the next five years.


  11. Juncker Elected President of European CommissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2014 | Chosun Ilbo

    The executive arm of the European Union will soon have a new chief. Jean-Claude Juncker, longtime prime minister of Luxembourg, earned the endorsement of European lawmakers in an overwhelming vote Tuesday in Strasbourg, France.


  12. Agribusiness Report: Foreign purchases and rural propertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2014 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... but data supplied by the Overseas Investment Office (OIO) contains surprises -- like the tiny Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and principality of Monaco having received OIO approval to "invest" in more New Zealand land during the past five years than ...


  13. No special leeway on EU budget rules: DijsselbloemRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2014 |

    ... was to begin meeting political groups in the European Parliament to outline his policy programme. The former Luxembourg prime minister and Eurogroup chairman, who has put measures to encourage economic growth at the centre of his agenda, is likely ...


  14. Would a Constitution Save Britain from EU?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2014 | Real Clear Politics

    ... meaning in... more a oa o The European Council's nomination of Jean-Claude Juncker, the former prime minister of Luxembourg, as future European Commission President appears to be a crushing defeat for British Prime Minister David Cameron. Indeed, ...


  15. Details of Princess Amalia of Luxembourg's christening revealedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2014 |

    Princess Amalia of Luxembourg will be baptised at 10am on Saturday 12 July, according to the royal palace.


  16. Italy neutral on independence as it takes over EU presidencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2014 | Sunday Herald

    ... member state may struggle to renew its share of the UK's budget rebate. Mr Barroso has been replaced by former Luxembourg Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker, despite opposition to his appointment as commission president by UK Prime Minister David ...


  17. Alex Salmond on Scottish independence: Vote Yes to secure Scotland's prosperity within the EURead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2014 | The Independent

    Scotland's referendum this September is a defining moment for our nation. Polling day itself will be a time when Scotland is sovereign for the first time in more than three centuries - and the decision the people make that day will determine whether we hand that sovereignty back to Westminster or move forward in a new 21st-century partnership of ... (more)


  18. Microsoft Taxes Said to Face Scrutiny as EU Quizzes LuxembourgRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2014 | WebCPA

    Microsoft Corp., the world's biggest software maker, is among companies embroiled in a European Union inquiry into Luxembourg's tax treatment of multinational firms, according to three people familiar with the EU's review.


  19. U.K. to Fight for City of London in Court Clash With ECBRead the original story

    Jul 7, 2014 | Bloomberg

    ... vital that we get legal clarity as to whether this is an acceptable shift or not." The hearing at the court in Luxembourg is the latest in a series of U.K. maneuvers against EU responses to the financial crisis, including a possible tax on ...


  20. The new cowboy diplomatsRead the original story

    Jul 7, 2014 | Buenos Aires Herald

    ... blitzes and rebel splinters, Jean-Claude Juncker evokes the certainty of a good lunch in his home country of Luxembourg, a land where he was the elected prime minister for 18 years, and where the per capita income is where one would like it to be: ...